Janelle Nanos

Janelle is a business reporter at the Boston Globe, covering retail, restaurants, and consumer culture. She thrives on diving deep into the ideas, people, and businesses that drive Boston’s economy. She has previously worked at Boston Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, and New York Magazine, and she currently teaches a class in magazine writing at Boston College. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. She is a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism.

Latest stories

Local Swissbakers cafe chain abruptly shuts down operations

By , Globe Staff

After 13 years in business, Swissbakers abruptly shut down Thursday, shuttering its four locations in Allston, North Station, Reading, and at Harvard University.

Clothes-for-rent business moves into the mainstream

By , Globe Staff

It has been a big year for the fashion rental movement.

Latest holiday request: nothing new, please

By , Globe Staff

A growing subset of Americans are shunning Black Friday and looking to buy secondhand as a more sustainable options for gift-giving this holiday season.

Meet Sidney, Mr. Sid’s made-to-measure suiting for men — and women

By , Globe Staff

The second generation brother-owners of the Newton and Boston chain have unveiled Sidney, the company’s first line of made-to-measure suiting — for both men and women.